Hong Kong ship crew questioned in S. Korea for oil transfer to North

Hong Kong ship crew questioned in S. Korea for oil transfer to NorthThe crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in November for transferring oil to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, customs officials said Saturday. The Lighthouse Winmore, which was chartered by a Taiwanese company, was impounded by South Korean customs authorities at the port of Yeosu on November 24 following an inspection. “Since then, inspectors have been coming on board and questioning the crew”, a Korea Customs Service official told AFP.



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